Total:
2 hr 45 min
Active:
45 min
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Bring the chicken, garlic, onions, habaneros, jalapenos and 1 gallon water to a boil in a large pot. Skim the foam from the surface. Reduce the heat to medium and simmer, skimming the surface frequently, until the chicken is cooked through, about 1 hour.

Remove the chicken from the broth. Strain the broth into another large pot. Return the chiles to broth and discard remaining solids. Shred chicken meat and discard the skin and bones. Set the chicken aside for future use.

Meanwhile, set the pot with the strained broth over medium heat and add the cilantro. Bring the broth to a simmer and cook until it reduces to 8 cups, about 1 hour. Discard the cilantro. Stir in the lime juice. Season with salt and pepper, and add more lime juice if desired. Return the chicken to the broth. Top with cilantro, tomatoes, avocado, queso fresco, tortillas and roasted corn, if using.

This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. It has not been tested for home use.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Recipe courtesy of Danny Boome

Chicken Noodle Soup

Recipe courtesy of Michele Urvater

Chicken Tortilla Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Chicken Noodle Soup

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Chicken Fajita Tortilla Soup

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Mexican Tortilla Chicken Soup

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Soup

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Old Fashioned Chicken Soup

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Mexican Tortilla Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Craveworthy Eats 3 Videos

Crave-Worthy Egg Sandwich 03:24

Claire puts her own spin on a bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          Farmhouse Rules

          10:30am | 9:30c

          Farmhouse Rules

          11:30am | 10:30c

          Farmhouse Rules

          12:30pm | 11:30c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c

          Chopped

          2pm | 1c

          Chopped

          3pm | 2c

          Chopped

          4pm | 3c

          Chopped

          5pm | 4c

          Chopped

          6pm | 5c

          Chopped

          7pm | 6c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Cooks vs. Cons

          9pm | 8c

          Cooks vs. Cons

          12am | 11c
          powered by PubExchange

          Get Cooking